Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 05:47 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 31 km depth
19 Sep 06:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 minutes.
Depth: 31.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.855°S / 71.844°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (144 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||31 km||56 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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